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1round/ˈraʊnd/adjective
rounderroundest
1round
/ˈraʊnd/
adjective
rounderroundest
Learner's definition of ROUND  
[also more round; most round]
: shaped like a circle or ball
: having curves rather than angles
: slightly fat : plump
always used before a noun 
◊ A round number is a whole number that often ends in 0 or 5 and that is used instead of a more exact number.
   b  : exact or complete

— roundness

/ˈraʊndnəs/noun,[noncount]
2round/ˈraʊnd/adverb
2round
/ˈraʊnd/
adverb
Learner's definition of ROUND  
chiefly British  : around
: from beginning to end
— see also year-round
3round/ˈraʊnd/noun
pluralrounds
3round
/ˈraʊnd/
noun
pluralrounds
Learner's definition of ROUND  
[count] 
: one of a series of similar events — often + of
   b  : a series of similar actions, events, or things — usually + of
   c  : a regular series of activities — usually + of
rounds [plural]  : a series of regular or similar visits or stops
: a route that is regularly covered as part of a job
[plural]
[count]
[count] 
: a stage of a sports competition in which each player or team plays against an opponent and the winner is allowed to continue to the next stage
   b  : one of the three-minute periods into which a boxing match is divided
   c  : a complete set of holes played in golf : 18 holes of golf
[count]  : a number of drinks that are served at the same time to each person in a group
[singular]  : a usually short period of applause, cheering, etc.
[count] 
: a shot fired from a weapon
   b  : a bullet for one shot
[count]music  : a song in which three or more singers sing the same melody and words but start at different times
[count]  : a round shape
British [count] 
10  : a whole slice of bread or toast
   b  : a sandwich that is made with two whole slices of bread — usually + of

in the round

: in a position that allows something to be seen from all sides
: with a center stage surrounded by an audience

make the rounds

(US)or chiefly Britishdo/go the rounds
◊ When a rumor, a piece of news, etc. makes/does/goes the rounds, it is passed from one person to another person and becomes widely known.
— see also 3round 2 (above)
4round/ˈraʊnd/verb
roundsroundedrounding
4round
/ˈraʊnd/
verb
roundsroundedrounding
Learner's definition of ROUND  
[+ object]
: to go or pass around (something)
: to finish or complete (something) in a good or suitable way — + off or out
: to cause (something) to have a round shape — often + off
mathematics  : to increase or decrease (a number) to the nearest whole or round number — often + off

round on

[phrasal verb]
round on (someone)British 
: to suddenly turn toward and attack (someone) — usually used figuratively to describe suddenly beginning to speak to someone in an angry or critical way

round up

[phrasal verb]
round up (someone or something) or round (someone or something) up 
: to find and gather together (people, animals, or things)
— see also roundup
5round/ˈraʊnd/preposition
5round
/ˈraʊnd/
preposition
Learner's definition of ROUND  
chiefly British
: around
: all during : throughout
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